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Tea Trade Association of Malaysia 馬來西亞茶業商會 Supports Celebrating 150 Years of Sri Lanka’s Tea Industry.

Global Ceylon Tea Party, Celebrating 150 years (1867 to 2017) of Sri Lanka’s tea industry was held at MY STAR TEA CITY, Malaysia at 1700hrs on 6 July 2017. This global Tea party was also held concurrently at 67 venues around the world over a 24-hour period. From traditional oil lamp lighting, speeches, dance performances, video, food & tea to tea brewing, this party attracted very good participation from Sri Lanka High Commission, Officials from MITI & MATRADE and Tea lovers of various races. It is to be noted that, Malaysia has its first Highland Tea Plantation established in Cameron Highlands by J.A. Russell in 1929. “Tea Tarik” is rooted in Malaysian culture and today it has considered as the country’s national drink. Tea Trade Association of Malaysia 馬來西亞茶業商會 wishes to Thank Sri Lankan High Commission for inviting Tea Trade Association of Malaysia to assist them the in organizing this event.

(Courtesy of Tea Trade Association of Malaysia 馬來西亞茶業商會)